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By William Brangham, Layla Quran, Sam Lane, Maea Lenei Buhre
The seafood industry in southwest Florida is racing against time and the elements to save what’s left of a major shrimping fleet — and a lifestyle — that was battered by Hurricane Ian.
By Jay Reeves, Associated Press
The major search for victims of Hurricane Ian ended over the weekend, and residents return to a decimated Fort Myers Beach.
Experts say suicides climb after disasters and more funding for mental health should be provided as climate change makes storms and fires more frequent and devastating.
By Bobby Caina Calvan, Brian Melley, Associated Press
In our news wrap Sunday, Russian missile strikes reduced more Ukrainian apartments to rubble in the city of Zaporizhzhia, killing 12 and wounding dozens, some residents of Fort Myers Beach in Florida were allowed to return home to assess damage…
By Anna Rhodes, Max Besbris, The Conversation
Research on Hurricane Harvey found that flood insurance and strong social networks were key factors in determining how quickly people recovered, regardless of socioeconomic status.
By Associated Press
With the help of tens of thousands of workers from power companies in numerous states, the state's biggest energy provider, Entergy, has been able to slowly bring electricity back, leaving only 19 percent of its customers in the region without…
By Jennifer Trivedi, The Conversation
After the news media move on from a major disaster site, rebuilding continues for years.
Although 2020 is only days away, Americans in the territories of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands are still recovering from devastating storms that hit back in the fall of 2017. Hurricanes Maria and Irma flooded and leveled parts…
In our news wrap Friday, a new tropical weather system has hit the northern islands of the Bahamas, with forecasts calling for up to four inches of rain and winds of 30 miles per hour. The storm complicates relief efforts…
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